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Thursday, July 31, 2014

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Another Olympics with protests, boycotts?

With the 2014 Winter Olympics just weeks away in Sochi, Russia, there’s lots of talk about terrorist attacks, human rights protests and boycotts. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at past Olympic controversies and what might happen next month. (January 17, 2014, Page 4A)

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    Letters to the Editor

    Jim Brasher writes about former Oxford EAGLE News Editor and presidential press secretary Larry Speakes and how he fulfilled his potential and promise, while Dick Burkepile expresses his displeasure with the local cable system which is eliminating a popular sports channel. (January 16, 2014, Page 4)

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      Letters to the Editor

      Carolyn Ross writes about the decision to classify the Fort Hood shooting as “workplace violence” rather than terrorism and urges citizens upset with that decision to let leaders know their displeasure. (May 30, 2013, Page 4)

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        Responding to the Boston Marathon tragedy

        Editor Don Whitten writes about the Boston Marathon bombing tragedy, asking the questions most readers are probably asking these days and wondering how we will respond to the deadly act of terrorism. (April 17, 2013, Page 4)

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          Letters to the Editor

          Carolyn Ross writes to say that there are too many questions still left unanswered regarding the terrorist acts in Benghazi, Libya earlier this year. (November 26, 2012, Page 4A)

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            In A New York Minute

            Local columnist Jimmy Reed takes a look back at a day that can never be forgotten – Sept. 11, 2001 – and recalls how he and so many Americans felt while watching the tragedy unfold. (September 11, 2012, Page 4)

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              9/11 – A day to remember and to serve

              It was a Tuesday. Eleven years ago. Just like tomorrow, Sept. 11. Editor Don Whitten takes a look back at the terrorist attack on our country, how we’ve moved forward since 2001 and how we’ve channeled a lot of action into the national Day of Service and Remembrance. (September 10, 2012, Page 4A)

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                Bin Laden celebration too much or too early?

                You knew it was big news when a presidential news conference is announced at 9:30 p.m. on a Sunday night. And it was big news – terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden had been killed in Pakistan. The reaction across the country and in most of the world has been that of euphoria, but Editor Don Whitten wonders if we are celebrating and partying a bit too much and a bit too soon. (May 2, 2011, Page 4A)

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